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C.J.

Columnist |  The Dish
C.J. is a columnist in the Star Tribune's Twin Cities section. Her column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
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Erin Adler

Reporter |  South Metro
An Anoka native, Adler lives in south Minneapolis with her two dogs. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with an English and secondary education degree (and a concentration in studio art). She taught seventh grade English and religion at a Catholic school in Edina for two years and later taught adult ESL/ELL for Minneapolis Public Schools. She has a Master's degree in English/Literacy education from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, she enjoys reading, drawing and attempting to complete home improvement projects.
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Steve Alexander

Columnist/Reporter |  Technology
Steve Alexander follows consumer and business technology trends, and writes a weekly question and answer column for consumers.
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Dennis Anderson

Columnist |  Outdoors
Anderson was born in North Dakota, but grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He has an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Minnesota, Morris and a master's in journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where his focus was communications law. He and his wife, Jan, along with their Labrador retrievers, live on a small farm in the St. Croix River Valley. As time allows, Anderson competes on cutting horses.

Jim Anderson

Multiplatform editor |  Newsroom
Jim is from Sunrise, Minn., but has lived most of his life in St. Paul. He's been a reporter, columnist and copy editor at several dailies, including the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press, Red Wing Republican Eagle, Mankato Free Press, Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram and the St. Petersburg Times. He worked two years as a reporter in the Star Tribune's East Metro Bureau. Follow @StribJAnderson
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Roman Augustoviz

Copy editor |  Sports
Roman Augustoviz has been on the sports copy desk since October 2012. Before that he covered Gophers' men hockey and Lynx women's basketball for five years. Going even further back, he was involved with high school sports, as a team leader and reporter, for 20 years.
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Lisa Bain

Multiplatform Editor |  News
A Wisconsin native, Bain moved to Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota, where she studied scientific and technical communication. Before coming to the Star Tribune, she lived and worked in south Texas. In her free time, Bain enjoys checking out new restaurants and traveling.

David Banks

Assistant commentary editor |  Opinion
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Dan Barnes

News Technology Director |  Newsroom
Dan's BA degree in photojournalism is from the University of Minnesota. Previous employers include The Miami Herald and the Minnesota Daily. Dan was one of America's first digital news editors. He has lived in Minnesota, Montana, Maryland and Florida. Today, you'll find him on Hennepin County bike trails, at jazz concerts and on architecture tours. He comes from a long line of teachers, preachers and dairy farmers.
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Adam Belz

Minneapolis reporter |  City Hall
A native of Iowa, Belz lives in Minneapolis with his wife and their two young children. They spend a lot of time at playgrounds. In his free time, usually late at night, he watches soccer.